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WWE's Rhea Ripley dealing with brain/dental injuries, expected back 'fairly soon'

Ripley was removed from her scheduled match with Bianca Belair at Money in the Bank.

Rhea Ripley is expected to be back "fairly soon" following a possible concussion and having her teeth knocked loose. 

After it was announced on Raw that she would be unable to perform at Money in the Bank due to her injuries, Ripley revealed in an Instagram comment that she is dealing with brain and teeth issues. 

“Brain/teeth. Can't see a brain injury. Stop being incompetent and reaching at nothing,” Ripley responded to someone who said she didn't look injured. 

Our own Dave Meltzer reported on Wrestling Observer Radio that Ripley is not expected to be out of action for long, however. 

"Her teeth were knocked loose in a match and she had braces put in. The braces were evident on her the last time she was on TV. But the other thing must have been...when she says her brain, that usually means a concussion," he said.

"The two things that WWE doesn't like to talk about are COVID and concussions," he continued. 

"She didn't quite use the word 'concussion' but she had a brain injury is what she said. She's not going to be on the pay-per-view obviously. They made that very clear, but it's not expected to be a long-term absence either. She's expected to be back fairly soon."